Here you can visit waterfalls and thermal springs, and enjoy the town's traditional architecture and a viewpoint. A ski resort is open in the winter.

Attractions & Things to Do in Edessa

Edessa Waterfalls

Probably the most significant attraction of the city that attracts thousands of visitors and creates an idyllic atmosphere with amazing views.

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Old Hemp Factory of Edessa


Facilities in Varosi district that reveal the industrial past of the city and its evolution within the years.

↓ S
< 1km

Church of the Koimisis

Byzantine church of the 14th century with the characteristic ancient Corinthian columns that served for centuries as the Cathedral of the city.

↙ SW
< 1km

Traditional District «Varosi»

Unique traditional district that reveals the old architecture of Edessa and builds up an ideal destination for locals and visitors.

↙ SW
< 1km

The High Rock of Edessa

«Psilos Vrachos»

Magnificent panoramic view of the Edessa valley, Mount Vermio, and the broader region.

↙ SW
< 1km

Kioupri Park & Roman Bridge

A beautiful oasis of relaxation named after the ancient bridge is located at this central park.

← W
≈ 1.1km

Yeni Mosque of Edessa

The monument that reminds the Ottoman past of the city is characterized by an architecture that merges elements from different cultures.

↙ SW
≈ 1.5km

Argatia Winery, Rodochori

Worth-visiting small family enterprise, that respects the tradition but also invests on a scientific approach regarding local winemaking.

↓ S
≈ 18.1km

Naousa, Imathia

Mostly a winter destination thanks to two neighboring ski resorts; in Naousa, you can also visit Aristotle's School and enjoy hiking and wines.

↓ S
≈ 25.2km

3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, Naousa Imathia

A modern resort with contemporary facilities that attracts numerous ski lovers.

↓ S
≈ 27.3km
An open-air thermal pool by the river flow at the Pozar area.
photo: C messier

Pozar Baths, Loutraki Pellas

«Loutra Pozar»

Hidden gem and astonishing thermal springs destination of North Greece and Macedonian area.

↖ NW
≈ 30.6km


This is a cute town close to the tomb of Alexander the Great's father. If here, enjoy your walks in the Jewish Quarter of Barbouta and visit museums.

↓ S
≈ 39.7km
The snowy slope of Seli ski resort where the chalet and many guests are visible.
photo: Taspozi

Seli Ski Resort, Kato Vermio

The first and the largest ski resort of the country of Greece that was founded in 1934 and attracts many guests on an annual basis.

↓ S
≈ 41.2km

Questions & Answers about Edessa

Why Visit Edessa?
  • Many water sources gave Edessa's name, which literally means "Tower in the water".
  • Macedonian city in a green landscape with distinctive traditional architecture.
  • The famous waterfalls attract numerous visitors.